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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 44767
Last updated: 25 March 2020
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Date:31-JUL-2004
Time:14:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic COUR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Helio H-295 Super Courier
Owner/operator:private
Registration: N6347V
C/n / msn: 1289
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:La Campa, Lempira -   Honduras
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:San Salvador/Ilopango Airport
Destination airport:La Ceiba Airport
Narrative:
On July 31, 2004, at 1430 central daylight time, a Helio Courier H-295 single-engine airplane, N6347V, was destroyed upon impact with trees and terrain under unknown circumstances, near La Campa, Department of Lempira, in the Republic of Honduras. The commercial pilot, sole occupant of the airplane, was fatally injured. The airplane, serial number 1289, was owned and operated by the pilot. A visual flight rules (VFR) flight plan was filed for the in the international flight that originated from the Ilopango Airport, near San Salvador, in the Republic of El Salvador, at 1320 local with La Ceiba, Department of Lempira, Honduras, as its intended destination.
The airplane was reported overdue when it failed to arrive at La Ceiba at 1500. The wreckage of the airplane was located by units of the Honduran Air Force on August 2, 2004.
The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Government of the Republic of Honduras. Any further information may be obtained from:

Secretaria de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Vivienda
Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC)
Apartado 30145
Tegucigalpa, M.D.C., Honduras
Centro America

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released, or obtained from the DGAC of the Republic of Honduras.
CAUSE:

Sources:

http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20040809X01165&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
25-Nov-2010 10:35 TB Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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